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SIA announces program for Part 1 of the Virtual 2021 SIA GovSummit

April 9, 2021SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the agenda and speaker lineup for Part 1 of the 2021 SIA GovSummit, its annual public policy and government security technology conference that will be held as a three-part virtual conference, with sessions held on April 28, June 9 and Sept. 21.   Each year, SIA GovSummit brings together government security leaders with private industry technologists for top-quality information sharing and education on security...

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Women in Security Feature: Katie Greatti, Security Industry Association (SIA)

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Women in Security Feature: Katie Greatti, Security Industry Association (SIA)

April 7, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—As part of Security Systems News’ and the Security Industry Association (SIA) Women in Security Forum’s (WISF’s) continuing series highlighting the contributions of women in security, this month’s feature is on Katie Greatti, SIA's associate director of certification. For SIA, Greatti manages the Certified Security Project Manager (CSPM) credential as well as sales for the Education and Training Department. SIA not only offers the CSPM credential...

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SIA gives updates on financials, ISC West at annual meeting

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SIA gives updates on financials, ISC West at annual meeting

March 26, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) hosted its annual membership meeting, The Advance, on March 23 as a virtual event for the second straight year, highlighting 2020’s noteworthy accomplishments in the midst of the pandemic, honoring its best and brightest members, and providing an update on ISC West, which will have a hybrid format it was announced. SIA Board of Directors Chair Pierre Trapanese, who emceed the meeting, began by pointing out how SIA became a...

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Monitoring Matters

Come together, right now

March 24, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

It was just two weeks ago when my blog offered a cautionary tale about the Verkada security breach and stressed the importance of making the necessary investment to prevent cyberattacks like that from happening to other businesses. Fast forward to today, and while I have no idea if my blog ignited a spark, I have been extremely pleased by the overwhelming response of the security industry recently in the battle against cyber threats. Let’s start with the first collaboration announced...

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SIA calls on Kasia Hanson to lead Women in Security Forum

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SIA calls on Kasia Hanson to lead Women in Security Forum

March 15, 2021SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Kasia Hanson as the new chair of the SIA Women in Security Forum. Hanson, Intel Corporation’s global director for IoT partner sales for digital safety and security in multiple areas, including creating safe cities and sports and entertainment, will lead the forum in offering programs, professional development opportunities and networking events to support the participation of women in the security industry. Security...

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SIA names Allegion and Feenics as 2021 Members of the Year

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SIA names Allegion and Feenics as 2021 Members of the Year

March 10, 2021SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) announced that Allegion and Feenics will each receive a 2021 SIA Member of the Year Award, and will be honored at SIA’s annual membership meeting, which will be hosted March 23 as a virtual event. The SIA Member of the Year Award honors SIA member companies that have shown notable involvement in SIA committees and working groups, SIA events and the SIA [email protected] conference program; leadership activity; recruitment of...

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SIA names Craig Sharman as 2021 Chairman’s Award Winner

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SIA names Craig Sharman as 2021 Chairman’s Award Winner

March 5, 2021SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Craig Sharman as the 2021 recipient of the SIA Chairman’s Award, an award presented annually and selected by SIA’s Board of Directors chair recognizing SIA members’ diligent efforts in furthering the association’s mission and commitment to its future. SIA will present Sharman with the award at The Advance, SIA’s annual membership meeting, which will be held March 23 as a virtual event. “I...

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Women in Security Feature: Nada Ebeid, Genetec

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Women in Security Feature: Nada Ebeid, Genetec

March 3, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—As part of Security Systems News’ and the Security Industry Association (SIA) Women in Security Forum’s (WISF’s) continuing series highlighting the contributions of women in security, this month’s feature is on Nada Ebeid, Business Development Manager, Canada, Genetec Inc. As a Business Development Manager for Genetec, Nada Ebeid oversees the market growth for the Financial and Banking sector, as well as the Buildings and Industrial sectors in Canada....

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SIA names Tracy Larson as 2021 Sandy Jones Volunteer of the Year

March 1, 2021SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Tracy Larson as the 2021 recipient of the Sandy Jones Volunteer of the Year Award, which recognizes SIA volunteers who have made tireless efforts to expand SIA’s programs and services. SIA will present Larson with the award at The Advance, SIA’s annual membership meeting, which will be held March 23 as a virtual event. Tracy Larson is president and a founding partner of WeSuite, LLC. A security...

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SIA announces Committee Chair of the Year Award winner

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SIA announces Committee Chair of the Year Award winner

February 26, 2021SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Matt Feenan as the 2021 recipient of the SIA Committee Chair of the Year Award, which recognizes individuals for excellence in leading SIA committees and advancing member objectives. SIA will present Feenan with the award at The Advance, SIA’s annual membership meeting, which will be held March 23 as a virtual event. Feenan, who serves as marketing specialist, product and solutions marketing at Axis Communications,...

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